Decorating, Humor, Life

Workin’ With What Ya Got- Decking The Halls For Spring

[spacer height="20px"] I was going to wait until March 1st to pull out my spring decor but I hate winter and I wanted to look at something other than mud, snow and limp flowers from Valentines Day. So I pulled out my spring crap and here is what I came up with. I had this burlap laying around… Continue reading Workin’ With What Ya Got- Decking The Halls For Spring

Humor, Life, Neat Freak

Challenge- Can I Clean Three Bathrooms In Less Than 30 Minutes?

[spacer height="20px"] When Anna was a baby, I used to clean houses to get some extra money for quite a few years. At one point, I had four houses I would clean on the weekends. So put that together with the fact that I am a complete germaphobe and a neat freak means I am pretty much… Continue reading Challenge- Can I Clean Three Bathrooms In Less Than 30 Minutes?

Decorating, Humor, Life, Pinterest

Workin’ With What Ya Got- Goodwill Lamp Overhaul

[spacer height="20px"] Happy Monday! We went to my parent's for the weekend since the kids were out of school Monday! It was a nice getaway but would have been much nicer had Anna not gotten really, really sick while there. She was eventually diagnosed with a double ear infection and has been on an antibiotic since yesterday morning… Continue reading Workin’ With What Ya Got- Goodwill Lamp Overhaul

Family, Food, Friends, Humor, Life, Link Party

Four Ingredient Recipes- Filipino Egg Rolls

[spacer height="20px"] I blogged about these wonderful morsels of deliciousness last February here. It's a funny story about how egg rolls have become a huge part of my life. [spacer height="20px"] A love story really.....Let me give you the Cliff Notes version of the history behind this recipe: I met my best friend Rebecca at Kohl's...we… Continue reading Four Ingredient Recipes- Filipino Egg Rolls

Dollar Tree, Friends, Humor, Life, Link Party, Motherhood, Pinterest, Summer

Dollar Tree Saves The Day- Creating a Cool Girls Spa Birthday Basket

[spacer height="20px"] Even if you have just one child, you know how (especially in the younger years) your children are getting invitations to all sorts of birthday parties. I say especially in the younger years because as they age, they become a little more discerning as to whose parties they want to attend. For example: when… Continue reading Dollar Tree Saves The Day- Creating a Cool Girls Spa Birthday Basket

Decorating, Friends, Humor

IKEA on a Budget

[spacer height="20px"] We have two IKEA's here in Chicagoland. Both are a solid hour from my home which is a really good thing. Recently, I asked Rebecca if she would like to venture to IKEA in search of some fun stuff that we needed* for our homes. *Does anyone really NEED an excuse to go to IKEA?… Continue reading IKEA on a Budget

Crafts, Humor, Link Party, Pinterest

Pom Pom Wreath

[spacer height="20px"] My friend Melissa left me some things when she was getting ready to move to California a few weeks ago. Like this amazing wreath:   It still had the tag on it! Normally when I have things like these laying around, I completely forget about them but not this time.  I bought a… Continue reading Pom Pom Wreath